Date of Entry:
May 29, 1790
|Map of USA. Rhode Island shaded & with arrow pointing|
|A close-up of Rhode Island & its neighbors.|
Pawcatuck River, Narragansett Bay, Block Island Sound, Rhode Island Sound, Atlantic Ocean
1,214 square miles
Five Largest Cities:
Providence, Warwick, Cranston, Pawtucket, East Providence
Famous Geographical Point:
The Ocean State. Presumably due to its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean.
H.P. Lovecraft, horror author
Book Set In/About:
The Prince of Providence by Mike Stanton
This is a non-fiction book about Buddy Cianci, the controversial long-term mayor of Providence.
Movie Set In/About:
"Evening" (2007), directed by Lajos Koltai
A dying woman tells her daughters about her young adulthood, including her romances.
Headline of the Day:
"Rhode Island Sues HP Enterprise Over DMV Computer System" on ABC News.